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Published: 26 June 2014

144 Pages | Approximately 15 black and white illustrations


ISBN: 9780199682775

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Coral Reefs: A Very Short Introduction

Charles Sheppard

Very Short Introductions

  • A concise account of the most biodiverse ocean ecosystem
  • Explains how coral reefs are created and have evolved
  • Explores the geological and biological importance coral reefs hold and what we have learnt from them
  • Emphasizes the threats they face and the conservation efforts in place
  • Ideal for students of the biological sciences and marine biology
  • Part of the bestselling Very Short Introductions series - over six million copies sold worldwide

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